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Nina Mary Benita Douglas-Hamilton (Poore), Duchess of Hamilton

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Birthplace: Old Lodge, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. Robert Poore and Juliana Benita Poore
Wife of Alfred Douglas-Hamilton, 13th Duke of Hamilton
Mother of Air Commodore Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 14th Duke of Hamilton; Lady Jean Norton-Bell (Douglas-Hamilton); George Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk; Lady Margaret Drummond-Hay (Douglas-Hamilton); Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton and 2 others
Sister of Robert Montagu Poore; <private> Poore and <private> Poore

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Nina Mary Benita Douglas-Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton

President of Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society

Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nina_Mary_Benita_Douglas-Hamilton,_Duchess_of_Hamilton

http://thepeerage.com/p10949.htm#i109482


Nina Mary Benita Douglas-Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton (13th May 1878 - 12th January 1951). She was born in Salisbury, the daughter of Major Robert Poore, married Alfred Douglas Douglas-Hamilton, 13th Duke of Hamilton and died in London.

She had a Princess Coronation Class steam locomotive named after her, which is on static display at the National Railway Museum, York. The Duchess Nina Institute in the village of Quarter, near Hamilton, Scotland, was a gift to the villagers by the Duke and Duchess of Hamilton and was formally opened on the 24th September 1910.

In 1912 she was a founder of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection, which went on to become Advocates for Animals.

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Nina Mary Benita Douglas-Hamilton, Duchess of Hamilton's Timeline

1878
May 13, 1878
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
1903
February 3, 1903
Age 24
71 Eccleston Square, Pimlico, London, England
1904
June 11, 1904
Age 26
1906
January 4, 1906
Age 27
1907
October 13, 1907
Age 29
1909
November 12, 1909
Age 31
Dungavel, UK
1912
November 8, 1912
Age 34
1914
August 27, 1914
Age 36
1951
January 12, 1951
Age 72